Andrew W. Hoel, MD

Andrew W. Hoel, MD

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Primary Specialty

Vascular Surgery

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Angioplasty And Stents
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Carotid Stents
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science - 2003
Residency:
Brigham and Women's Hospital - 2010
Fellowships:
Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital/Dartmouth-Hitchcock - 2012

Media

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery (Certified)
  • American Board of Surgery - Vascular Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

329 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 23, 2022

5.0

Always personable and informative

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March 18, 2022

5.0

He is verykind and considerate.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Excellent technical skills and patient interaction.

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March 04, 2022

5.0

Very thorough with his exam.

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March 02, 2022

5.0

He is outstanding. Down to earth and very sincere. I’m glad he’s on my side.

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February 25, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable took time to explain

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February 22, 2022

5.0

He s good at his job

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February 22, 2022

5.0

When I first saw Dr. Hoel, he was very helpful in explaining what the carotid artery surgery would entail, what my options were, and what he felt was the best option for me. I was quite nervous and he alleviated my fears. My surgery went well and I am good as new.

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February 18, 2022

5.0

He is a physician, not just a doctor.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

The best!!!! Confident, knowledgable,fully cognizant of patients needs, great contact with patient and his relatives Great Assistant Matt Thank you for such employees, they are the face of Northwestern Medicine.

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February 13, 2022

5.0

He is nice doctor and care about his patients

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February 09, 2022

5.0

Dr. Hoel takes the time to explain things and make sure you fully understand his diagnosis, recommendations and options. Makes one feel very comfortable that one is in good hands.

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January 28, 2022

5.0

Seems honest, explains things well and. Takes his time with patient.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Truly knowledgeable and looks at the entire situation

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January 26, 2022

5.0

He is exceptional in sharing his knowledge and concerns about my diagnoses.

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January 19, 2022

5.0

He’s extremely knowledgeable, professional and interested in his patients.

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January 12, 2022

5.0

great with this patient, made me feel at ease and answered every question i had.

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January 03, 2022

5.0

He explained everything so I world understand

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Love him the best Dr ever!

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December 17, 2021

5.0

Dr Hoel is a very knowledgeable compassionate doctor. He really cares and takes time with you. The staff is very kind and helpful as well.

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December 08, 2021

5.0

He is the best

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December 08, 2021

5.0

He is very accomplished in treating prolonged therapy to prevent a patient medical problem

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December 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hoel showed lots of patience and is knowledgeable about the subject.

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December 07, 2021

5.0

good doc

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December 03, 2021

5.0

Extremely skilled. Takes time to answer all questions honestly. Makes u feel like he cares about you as a person. I worked in health care 47 years with many physicians feel he is one of the best I have encountered

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December 03, 2021

5.0

Very successful to me. Saved my life and my leg. Follow up care caring and supportive

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November 24, 2021

5.0

Highly professional and thorough.

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November 19, 2021

5.0

He was amazing. Listened to me and really seemed to care. Showed me images and explained exactly what was going on.

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November 16, 2021

5.0

He knows what needs to be done, explains the procedure in simple terms and the does a good job in actually doing the procedure.

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November 16, 2021

5.0

Dr.Hoel is the best. He covers all details so we all understand the issues. We're so pleased he is my doctor.

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November 14, 2021

5.0

World class care for patients especially we’re trauma is concerned.

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November 03, 2021

5.0

He was awesome and fully explained everything.

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Dr hoel is talented patient & kind

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October 27, 2021

5.0

Listens to issues

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October 26, 2021

5.0

For a first visit Dr Hoel was as thorough as he could be with the information that he had available. He is following up by acquiring more information from past medical history and has ordered more testing to pinpoint the diagnosis.

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October 22, 2021

5.0

friendly, honest, and like his willingness to help find what is wrong with Herb

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October 19, 2021

5.0

he is a caring, calm individual who radiates confident and comfort to his patients, especially this one who had a very serious and scary diagnosis.

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October 12, 2021

5.0

Skilled at his trade, personable and informative

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October 08, 2021

5.0

One cool dude!

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October 03, 2021

5.0

Listens well and describes things well

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October 01, 2021

5.0

Exceptionally caring, professional, and proficient.

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October 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hoel saved my life. He is highly knowledgeable and extremely personable and kind.

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September 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hoel is a very caring physician. He cares about you as a person, not just a patient.

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September 29, 2021

5.0

Doctor Hoel discussed in detail with me my recent scan and answered all my questions regarding the findings.

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September 24, 2021

5.0

Excellent care

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September 24, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hoel is to the point and clearly answer my questions.

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September 24, 2021

5.0

Explains results. Spends as much time with me as needed. Never feels rushed. Never a long wait. Good personality.

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September 21, 2021

5.0

Very patient oriented. Good listener.

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September 21, 2021

5.0

Dr Hoel is very knowledgeable and professional and still very personable and kind. He takes ample time to explain every aspect of test results and potential treatments. He listens to your concerns and takes your feelings into consideration regarding the treatment plan. He’s just the best.

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September 14, 2021

5.0

The only Surgeon that can implant a stint in a special place!

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September 08, 2021

5.0

Excellent competence and compassion

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August 31, 2021

5.0

He seemed knowledgeable and explained everything to me in terms I could understand

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August 29, 2021

5.0

Patient, Kind and very informative. I came away feeling that I am in the right hands.

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August 27, 2021

5.0

Very intelligent doctor who helped me understand my problem!

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August 27, 2021

5.0

Caring, professional, personable and expert in his field.

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August 11, 2021

5.0

He is first vascular surgeon that showed me the confidence to tackle the procedure that I need done.I have seen two other vascular surgeons that said I needed a surgeon that specialized in this procedure. He answered all questions and put me at ease,

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August 04, 2021

3.0

Just really meeting him

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July 28, 2021

5.0

He was amazing. After dealing with crappy doctors for months he was amazing

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July 27, 2021

5.0

I never felt he was as speaking to Å“an 83 year old Caucasian female? but to me, Sandra. I always felt that he arrived at decisions with me. I have benefitted hugely from his skill and support

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July 24, 2021

5.0

I appreciate Dr. Hoels thoroughness and knowledge.

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Took his time to explain my recovery and concerns

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July 16, 2021

5.0

He is the Best Dr. cause he care about me his patient

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July 16, 2021

5.0

He addressed all my concerns and was very calming and explained everything in detail

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July 14, 2021

5.0

Para mi opinión un eselente atenson

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July 13, 2021

5.0

He is thorough, patient and kind.

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July 13, 2021

5.0

He is a great doctor 🙂

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Very competent and takes time to answer questions. Totally professional!

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July 09, 2021

4.0

His interaction with me seemed a little guarded and although he thoroughly explained the findings of the flow studies to me I felt that he was a little hesitant to go into details. Im happy that the studies show that I dont have any immediate concerns.

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July 09, 2021

5.0

He was awesome. He reviewed all my scans image by image and answered all my questions. I felt very comfortable talking with him

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July 09, 2021

5.0

He ran test and repaired the problem right away

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July 06, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and listened and answered every question and addressed every concern. A very caring doctor who is aim is provide the best care and outcome for his patient.

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July 06, 2021

5.0

His caring attitude

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July 02, 2021

5.0

He took the time to explain everything to me and answered all my questions and made sure I was comfortable and understood everything he was telling me.

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July 02, 2021

5.0

He is very talented and caring- I have seen him now for over 1 year. He listens and is Very detailed in his care and diagnosis. I have a TOS and was misdiagnosed and he figured it out and performed a complicated surgery. I feel very fortunate to have found his practice.

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June 25, 2021

5.0

Kind, attentive, professional A+

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June 25, 2021

5.0

Best of the Best doctors.

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, professional and extremely kind. Listens to your concern. I trust his judgment wholeheartedly.

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Great doctor

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June 18, 2021

5.0

He took his time he answered every single one of my questions to my satisfaction and was very thoughtful and created a individualized patient approach for me

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June 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hoel is a good doctor

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June 08, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, polite, answered all our questions

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June 05, 2021

5.0

Explained every step of the procedure in an easy to understand way. He gave me confidence that j was in right place and had the right people to take care of me.

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June 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hoel was very good at explaining everything to me. He took his time and answered all of my questions. He was very reassuring and kind. That has been my experience with every one of my Northwestern doctors so far. Its fantastic patient care.

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June 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hoel was professional, kind, and took the time to answer all my questions. The appointment was also on time.

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May 29, 2021

5.0

Clear, straightforward explanations

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May 28, 2021

5.0

Personable and knowledgable.

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May 22, 2021

5.0

Kind, personable, knowledgeable

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Excellent Doctor. Fantastic!

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May 20, 2021

5.0

Dr Hoel is a fantastic doctor.

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May 19, 2021

5.0

He knows vascular surgery!

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May 16, 2021

5.0

Doctor excellent in his explanation of my medical concerns.

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May 14, 2021

5.0

He is great at what he does , and always explains everything extremely well. I have all the confidence in him and his ability to take care of me.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hoel listened patiently and expired the risks and rewards of various options. He is quite knowledgeable.

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May 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hoel is not only a super physician but also very attentive to ones needs. He is a good listener and does not rush you during the visit. He projects the feeling that he really cares about his patients. We would recommend him to anyone in need of vascular surgery. You have the feeling that you are in good hands.

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April 30, 2021

5.0

Great bed side manor and thorough

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April 30, 2021

5.0

Doctor Hoel is very personable & kind. He truly cares about his patients & helps them get through things!

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April 28, 2021

5.0

He's a good Dr. Very knowledgeable and explains everything.

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April 16, 2021

5.0

please refer to above comments as they go hand in hand

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Brilliant! Feel safe and secure under his care. Very knowledgeable. Very caring.

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April 15, 2021

5.0

was very nice and the information he gave was helpful.

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